Xi Jinping isn’t China’s new Deng Xiaoping

On December 17, a day before Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech to mark the 40th anniversary of China’s “Reform and Opening” initiated by Deng Xiaoping, Xinhua ran a fawning feature about its current leader, headlined “Xi Jinping: The man who leads China’s reform into a new era.” In it, China’s official news agency hailed […]